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School & Educational Trips 2022


Arranging a school trip to Blue Planet Blue Planet aim to make it as easy as possible for educators to arrange their trip. We provide risk assessments, free coach parking and we’re just a call away to answer any questions. You can even arrange a visit for your own risk assessments if you’d like. The […]

Why Are Coral Reefs So Important?

Why are coral reefs so important?


In this guide, we’re shining a light on the beauty and significance of coral reefs, exploring what they are and why they’re so important to the biodiversity of our underwater world.

All About the Dalmatian Pelican: Weird and Wonderful Facts

All about the Dalmatian Pelican


From its preferred habitat to its crafty method of catching a meal, here, we’re showcasing all that’s great about the wonderful Dalmatian pelican.

How to Build a DIY Aquarium at Home: A Beginner’s Guide

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To help you take the first steps towards building a DIY aquarium at home, we’ve put together this beginner’s guide with everything you need to know.

10 of the Best Ocean Documentaries to Stream at Home



We’ve collected 10 of the best ocean documentaries that you and your family can watch together without worrying about getting wet.

The Longest-Living Sea Creatures in the World

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Here, we’re exploring the longest-living creatures in our seas, giving you the lowdown on why they live as long as they do.

How to Make a Jam Jar Aquarium with Kids

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Making these colourful jam jar aquariums is easy enough for even the youngest members of your household to get involved in, click here for more!

Dinosaurs of the Sea: Ocean Life in the Prehistoric Era

Dinosaurs of the Sea


From sharks as big as buses to carnivorous whales and giant sea-lizards, these enormous predators made pre-historic oceans a truly treacherous, dangerous place to venture in. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the most amazing extinct creatures that once roamed the world’s oceans.

How to Make Mermaid Cupcakes – and Other Ocean-Inspired Desserts

Mermaid cupcakes


To help inspire you and your child’s next ocean-inspired baking session, here are a few recipes for you to try – perfect for rainy day fun or in preparation for a sea-themed celebration. There are also a few recipes to help you get more fruit and veg into your little ones.

The 10 things you need to ask your kids at the aquarium

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There’s always something new to see at Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire. From Europe’s largest collection of sharks to our flooded forest, you won’t be stuck for things to be amazed by. But if you’re looking to keep those bright minds sharp, we’ve put together ten essential questions to keep them on their toes… or […]